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Tacontento

Plaza Itzkazu | Ruta 27, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2588 2231
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Plaza Itzkazu | Ruta 27, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I hade the Ceviche and the Tres Tacos con Chorizo (3 Tacos with chorizo sausage). The Ceviche was fresh and tasty, and the tacos were hot and delicious as well! All my food was delivered quickly, and the taste was phenomenal! High quality food and...More

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at this place twice during our Costa Rica Vacation. Very fresh and tasty food.Very close to our hotel and better food and moderate price compared to the place we were staying. Bilingual staff, not very friendly and service is very average. Menu...More

Thank Stroll2Eat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner. The place was not crowded. The service was good and friendly. most importantly the food was fantastic.

Thank LeisureTraveller73
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I put "mexican" because outside mexico is very dificult to find proper mexican food. However for the usual things you might expect from a mexican spot Tacontento is a relly good one. The restaurant is ample an confortable. The menu has a good variety and...More

Thank LeoCabrera
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Affordable compared to most places in this area. There is a Tico version of Tabasco, which I am in love with.

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a hard time deciding, had enchiladas stuffed with chicken and red sauce and a order of the wonderful bean dip. The chips and salsa were terrific.

Thank Tackleboxdave
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

So was walking towards Outback from the hotel when I spy Tacontento Cantina Mexicana. I figure let's see what Mexican food in Costa Rica tastes like. Well I should have kept walking. If you like Mexican food, this is not it. No spice. Hardly any...More

Thank AbelL_12
Reviewed 31 December 2016

On this visit we were actually the only customers in the restaurant. This was due to holiday and timing... but anyway- we were alone with the wait staff. They actually put a push button ringer on our table and told us to push it if...More

Thank AsiaTr0tter
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I used to go here quite often, but a visit last weekend sealed the deal for us. We won't be back. The service was awful, it was really noisy and the taco soup bowl was only filled half full (for an $9 fare!). Too bad,...More

Thank joepent
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a disappointing lunch with friends today. The food was not in anyway authentic Mexican, the portions were small, the service slow and the prices were very expensive. The waiter up sold us without telling us prices or that items such as salsa was extra

Thank bebco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Itzkazu | Ruta 27, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2588 2231
Description
Mexican Food, Good Prices, Nice People
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